White-Collar Crime

    DEA Determines THC-O Illegal Under Federal Law February 17, 2023, 9:00 AM
    The 2018 Farm Bill, officially known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, is a comprehensive piece of legislation that governs agricultural and food policy in the United States.
    U.S. Soccer Commissions Investigation into Allegations Against Men’s Team Manager January 10, 2023, 9:00 AM
    Allegations against U.S. Soccer manager Gregg Berhalter have surfaced from the mother of one of the players, midfielder Gio Reyna.
    FDA Increases Warning Letter Campaign Against CBD Companies November 30, 2022, 9:00 AM
    In November the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued letters to various companies selling products contained cannabidiol (CBD), citing concerns that certain products may appeal to children.
    Forecasting the 2023 Farm Bill and the Potential Impact on the Hemp Industry October 20, 2022, 9:00 AM
    It is hard to believe that almost five years have passed since the 2018 Farm Bill (or The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, if you want to be formal) legalized industrial hemp and revolutionized an entire industry.
    NC Alcohol Law Enforcement Concludes Statewide Enforcement Operation August 30, 2022, 9:00 AM
    This week North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) announced the conclusion of a statewide operation resulting in hundreds of criminal charges against individuals and violation citations against ABC permitted businesses.
    Special Fraud Alert Released by OIG Following Nationwide Arrest of Dozens Accused in Telehealth Scams July 25, 2022, 2:44 PM
    On July 20, 2022, the Department of Justice announced charges against 36 criminal defendants across 13 different federal districts for healthcare fraud violations resulting in Government losses in excess of $1.2 billion.
    Drug Tax (Part II): Offers in Compromise to Resolve Unauthorized Substance Tax Assessments July 13, 2022, 8:00 AM
    Unauthorized substance taxes are levied by the State in response to drug trafficking crimes prosecuted in either state or federal court. These “drug taxes” are assessed according to the type and weight of controlled substances seized and can often amount to tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes, interest, penalties, and fees.
    Just in Time: North Carolina Re-Legalizes Hemp June 30, 2022, 9:00 AM
    The North Carolina hemp industry is breathing a collective sigh of relief today.
    Is North Carolina Hemp in Danger of Re-Criminalization? June 24, 2022, 9:00 AM
    As most are likely aware, the 2018 federal Farm Bill, which legalized industrial hemp and hemp-derived products, also modified the federal Controlled Substances Act removing hemp-based tetrahydrocannabinols from the list of controlled substances.